Aug 7, 2013 6:00pm PDT
and how the mayor says she will tackle the violence. >> during his california visit, how president obama addressed the new threats from al qaeda. >> probably the best experience you will have on an android phone. >> the new high-tech features never seen before in a smartphone. ,, ♪ [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to gas to extend your driving range. no wonder volt is america's best-selling plug-in. that's american ingenuity to find new roads. ♪ the 2013 volt. charge ahead of the rest in the hov lane. ♪ but tonight - their family planning yet another funera >>> our other little cousin just got shot on ney street and so we was all -- they all was gonna stay out here until after his funeral was over. >> tonight the family planning another funeral this time for a 1-year-old boy caught in the crossfire. people living in one of oakland's toughest areas say they have had enough of the gun violence. drew jackson is the second child killed in oakland this month.
Aug 15, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. >>> president obama, leonardo dicaprio, even albert einstein are moving on. the wax museum at fisherman's wharf is closing its doors tonight. it's been a fixture on the waterfront for 50 years and attracted thousands of tourists and more than a few locals. the owner of the space will lease to merlin entertainment which will open a new attraction next year. you have until 9:00 tonight to take one last look. >>> the best show in the bay area this weekend will likely take about 12 seconds. that's how long it's going to take to blow up an east bay landmark. kpix 5 reporter ryan takeo in hayward where the blasting experts are laying groundwork for the implosion. >> reporter: experts liken it to a small earthquake except they can predict when and where this will happen. >> every time i wake up in the morning, i look out there and i can see that building. but it's not going be there anymore. >> reporter: a view like this makes warren hall seem small. >> it's an icon for the city of hayward. >> reporter: lee baker lives three miles from campus. >> i want to find out as much as i can about earthquakes.
Aug 20, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. >>> developing news tonight. the obama administration is deciding whether or not to cut off aid to egypt in light of increasing violence in the country. topped a visiers met this afternoon to discuss the $1.5 billion military aid slated for egypt. a temporary hold has been put on delivery of some f-16 fighter jets. u.s. aid to egypt is under review following the deadly crack down of supporters of ousted president morsi. >> this government has made promises to transition back to a democratically elected civilian government. the violence has continued at least until the weekend and the early parts of the week are contrary to that promise. >> nearly 1,000 people have died in this last week. today, egyptian security forces arrested the top muslim brotherhood leader. >>> enrollment for obamacare kicks off in october, but many californians are still confused about the president's reforms. a new field poll shows none four state voters knows little or nothing about the affordable care act. it also found 53% of californians support overhaul bucking the national trend, but businesses are making changes to
Aug 26, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. [ crying ] >> president obama also credited sergeant carter for acknowledging his struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder. carter spoke after the ceremony about troops suffering with ptsd. >> know that they are not damaged. they are simply burden with living when others did not. know that they, we, are not defeated. never defeated. we are resilient and will emerge stronger over time. >> we have posted the full video of today's medal of honor ceremony at kpix.com. >>> the u.s. could soon launch a military strike against syria. the obama administration says syria's government used chemical weapons against its own people and then tried to cover up the attack. secretary of state john kerry said he watched video showing the victims suffering. he says president obama believes there must be accountability for those who use the weapons. >> what we saw in syria last week should shock the conscience of the world. it defies any code of morality. >> military experts members of congress and others say using cruise missiles to strike syrian targets is most likely the action that would be take
Aug 21, 2013 6:00pm PDT
to obamacare. >> how yet another company is failing to deliver on benefits to its employees. >> and your local starbucks may be empty this saturday. how the coffee chain is at the center of the national controversy. >> giving you another look at the new bay bridge. now just one week until the entire bridge closes down for the grand opening. we'll kind posted. -- we'll keep you posted. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, sue kwon has this story and other headlines in today's p of consumer news. >>> another company cuts medical coverage in the weeks before obamacare. sue kwon has this and other headlines in today's wrap of consumer news. >> reporter: on the consumerwatch, u.p.s. will stop delivering healthcare to thousands of employee spouses. the shipping service announced it will remove 15,000 spouses from its medical plan who are eligible for healthcare through their own employer. the company says its decision comes because of the costs associated with the affordable care act. these costs include requirements to recover dependent children up to age 26 and other fees. the decision takes effect in 2014 a
Aug 27, 2013 6:00pm PDT
on the ground from one of the first reporters on scene. >> and president obama tries to round up support for a military attack on syria. what a u.s. intervention would mean for us here at home. ,,,,,,,,,,,,you don't need to ct ,,,,,,,,,,,,you don't need to ct 'til labor day to reward yourself! get the queen size sealy gel memory foam mattress for just $497! not to labor the point... but this sale ends monday. ♪ mattress discounters! we are seeing a lot of white sm are >>> back to our breaking news out of fairfield. a grass fire that engulfed a neighborhood. the white smoke is a sign the crews are getting water on the fire and it may be losing steam. fire crews aggressively attacking the fire from above with hoses. right now, you can see more smoke than flames. the fire broke out around 3:30 this afternoon on marigold drive around i-80. steve large from our sister station kovr one of the first on the scene joins us live. >> reporter: what an incredible scene. you can see still see engines lined up on marigold drive as far as the i can see. this is a ladder truck putting water down on d
Aug 22, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: the obama administration wants to write a new chapter on college costs proposing ideas like, more federal aid for colleges that keep costs down and capping student loan payments at 10% of income so students don't earn a second-degree in personal debt. >> i avoid loans as much as i can, but i do have to -- you have to get loans. it's almost impossible. >> reporter: until then, parents will pinch pennies and students will study hard hoping when they graduate, they don't move straight into the poorhouse. >> i'm just excited that she gets to do this. it's something that i wanted to do for myself but i get to experience that with her together. >> reporter: now, it costs about $3,000 a semester here, nothing to sneeze at. because prop 30 passed tuition is lower this year than last year. one more number to wrap your head around. these freshmen are part of the clash of 2017. reporting live in san francisco, i'm brian webb, kpix 5. >> the bay area is home to two of the top three universities in the world. that's according to new rankings by a university in china. stanford came in second on